Technical info

Technical info for competitors – age classes / how to use Emit / jargon busters / O map and control description symbols explained

How to use the Emit timing brikke (pdf): How to use the Emit brikke
Videos on how to use Emit on Emit-UK pages

BOF age classes explained
Seniors: M/W21, M/W35, M/W40, M/W45, M/W50, M/W55, M/W60, M/W65, M/W70, M/W75, M/W80
Your age class is dictated by the age that you will be on 31st December of the current year.
E.g. if my birthday is on March 14th and I will be 46 then I am M/W45 from Jan 1st of this year through to Dec 31st of the year before I turn 50. On Jan 1st of the year I turn 50, I then become M/W50.

Juniors: M/W10, M/W12, M/W14, M/W16, M/W18, M/W20
Same idea as above except it’s anyone that age or younger by Dec 31st of the current year.

Jargon Buster

Try this A-Z Jargon Buster on the SOA website and if you still don’t get it then ask one of the club old timers to explain.

O map and control description symbols explained

Quick guide to how to decipher these symbols plus an update from when they were reviewed by the International Orienteering Federation in 2017.

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UPCOMING GRAMP EVENTS

SUN 24/3/19 Glen Dye (Regional)
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FOREST SPRINTS (with Maroc)
WED 10/4/19 Tollohill
WED 17/4/19 MAROC
WED 24/4/19 Hazlehead
WED 1/5/19 MAROC
WED 8/5/19 Scolty
WED 15/5/19 MAROC
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SUMMER SERIES
WED 22/5/19 Hazlehead
WED 29/5/19 Countesswells
WED 5/6/19 Foggieton
WED 12/6/19 Tollohill
WED 19/6/19 Balmedie + BBQ
WED 26/6/19 Crathes
WED 3/7/19 Scolty
to be continued ……

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